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Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court

A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the Confederate-themed state flag to the U.S. Supreme Court

7 couples from same town charged with public…

Seven married couples from the same New Jersey shore town, including a rabbi and his wife, now face charges that they misrepresented their income to get a combined $2 million in public welfare benefits they weren't entitled to

Supervisors suspended amid NYC subway derailment…

A New York City subway train derailment is being blamed on human error, not a track defect, and two supervisors have been suspended while the matter is investigated

Can Trump win support for the illegal immigration…

Marie Harf and Charlie Hurt debate the proposed laws

High temperatures, winds complicate Western…

Thousands forced from their homes as more than a dozen large wildfires rage across several states; Will Carr reports from Los Angeles

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Cluster bombs kill at least 15 in eastern Syria

Activists say a cluster bomb attack on an Islamic State-held village in eastern Syria killed at least 15 people on Wednesday, the latest in a series of devastating airstrikes along the Euphrates River Valley

Official: Man, 90, escaped jail in 1970 just by walking away

An official says a 90-year-old man indicted on fraud charges spent 40 years on the lam after escaping from a Maryland jail in 1970 simply by walking away

Lyft co-founder breaks silence on Uber, says ‘we…

Lyft co-founder and president John Zimmer addressed the leadership shuffle at Uber in an interview with The New York Times, saying that Lyft ‘will win’ its rivalry with Uber.

It's real: Vivo phone scans fingerprints under…

Sorry, Apple. Qualcomm and Vivo are the first to show off under-screen fingerprint tech.

Why Trump only has bad N Korea options

As South Korea's president travels to Washington, Steve Evans explains that there is no easy solution to the North Korean crisis.

The New York Times - Anatomy of a Scene | ‘The…

From The New York Times: Sofia Coppola narrates a sequence featuring Colin Farrell and Kirsten Dunst.By: By MEKADO MURPHY. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2tkyRhI

Arkansas Prison Inmate Who Was On The Run For 30…

An Arkansas prison inmate who was on the run for 30 years was arrested while he was visiting his mom.

Put the Republican plan on the table: Durbin

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., discusses the Senate health care bill and why it should be up for debate in the upper chamber, the cost of pharmaceuticals and violence in Chicago.

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Matthews: Republicans can't repeal and replace…

If you're repealing, you're not replacing. Isn't this the contradiction? Isn't the failure we're watching here a month's long effort to square a circle?

Panel: Is Healthcare Overhaul About Politics or…

George Will, Helene Cooper, Mark Leibovich and Hallie Jackson join the MTP Panel to discuss the Senate's newly unveiled healthcare draft.

This Couple Just Got Married At Taco Bell And You…

If you're looking for a unique place to get hitched, how about Taco Bell? That's right, you read that right. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Trump compliments Irish reporter on her 'nice…

President Donald Trump interrupted a call with Ireland's prime minister to compliment an Irish journalist on her "nice smile."

Gay marriage-recusal law survives federal court challenge

A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge to a North Carolina law that allows magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages

Mossad sets up fund to acquire new spy techniques

Israel's Mossad intelligence agency has set up an investment fund to help development of new cloak-and-dagger know-how and is offering grants of up to 2 million shekels (about $570,000) per project to bring in new ideas. Mia Reakes reports.

The Latest: Cyberattackers made only $10,000

Whoever is behind the global cyberattack centered on Ukraine, they've made $10,000

98-year-old activist arrested during pipeline protest

A 98-year-old activist has been arrested on a trespassing charge during a protest at a natural gas pipeline project in Massachusetts

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Over 7,400 Cities Worldwide Are Sticking With The…

More than 130 U.S. cities are part of the group.